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RATINGS: 59   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.42   SEASONAL: Special   IBU: 47   EST. CALORIES: 165   ABV: 5.5%
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A malt forward American Brown Ale with hints of chocolate, biscuit, nutty flavors, an d just a touch of smoked malt to make one think of sitting around a campfire with friends and family. Winner of “Best in Show” for the 2013 World Expo of Beer in Frankenmuth, Michigan. 13.9°


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3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
strongpieman (1502) - Mount Airy, Maryland, USA - NOV 18, 2012
Bottle. Very good brown. Medium body, lots of malt / nut flavors, smooth -- not over carbonated. Strong recommendation.


3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
BVery (6416) - Burnsville, Minnesota, USA - SEP 29, 2014
Sampled at ABR 2014. Amber pour with a big foamy head. Nut, mild caramel, mild smoke. Okay.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
SaintMatty (5315) - Uppsala, SWEDEN - SEP 28, 2014
Draught (Craft Beer Co, Clapham) - Dark brown with red tinges. Brown sugar, blackcurrant and roasted malt in the aroma. Nutty and roasted taste with brown sugar, caramel popcorn and chestnuts.

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Beerhunter111 (7616) - Hasborn, GERMANY - SEP 23, 2014
Dunkel rötlichbraunes Bier mit schöner beigen Schaumkrone. geruch nach Kaffee, Schokolade und Vanille. Geschmack angenehm sanft röstmalzig, Kafffee, Vanille.

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
madmitch76 (15124) - , Essex, ENGLAND - SEP 21, 2014
15th September 2014
Craft Tottenham Court Road. Keg. Lightly hazy amber beer, small pale tan head. Palate is airy and semi dry. Good fine carbonation. Sweetish malts, little dry toffee - caramel. Dark fruits. Light semi dry and crisp finish. Not bad.

4.3
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
mikedR (1237) - Gilbert, Arizona, USA - SEP 6, 2014
Very nice brown. Incredibly flavorful. One of the better browns I’ve had definitely.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Plovmand (6501) - Helsinge, DENMARK - SEP 5, 2014
Bottle. Pours deep amber with a creamy beige head. The aroma is chocolate, caramel, light smoke and high malt. Light sourish malty flavor with notes of nuts, toasted malts, light chocolate and some coffee.

3.6
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
two7offsuit (178) - Massachusetts, USA - SEP 3, 2014
Pours and Amber/brown color. Not much in the way of aroma but very good flavor - some malt, nuts, and subtle smoke.

4.8
   AROMA 10/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 19/20
Imaginarymaggie (2) - Michigan, USA - AUG 26, 2014 does not count
Good nose to start, color classic brown, and not much head, but that’s common in brown ales. The worst thing I could call a beer is "Simple" and this is NOT a simple beer. Boy! There’s a lot going on in that beer! Taste is roasty and complex, changing from beginning to end and side to side on my tongue. The second sip is just as complex.

3.1
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 13/20
czar (4436) - Québec, Quebec, CANADA - AUG 22, 2014
pours hazy if not cloudy medium dark brown, orange tint, with an abnormal and dirty frothy off-white head, very good retention and strong lacing. sweet nutty and fruity maltiness, some sweetness - maple syrup, spicy molasses, woodsiness - sweet barrel notes, piney hints along with grass and pepper, unfortunately some minerals - carbonic acid and metal. lively and foamingly disturbing carbonation, light body, sweetish grassy-spicy-woodsy finish. even w/o this obvious bottling issue, this is maybe just a step above your average brown ale.

3.1
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 1/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 15/20
miyauchi38 (249) - chicago, Illinois, USA - AUG 21, 2014
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